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Band activity outside of Japan.

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  • sleepyhead’s TEKKO Performance Canceled

    sleepyhead’s TEKKO Performance Canceled

    sleepyhead, who had plans to perform at 2019's TEKKO in Philadelphia, has unfortunately had to cancel their appearance last-minute. According to project leader Takeru, he was unab ...

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    the GazettE World Tour Munich Show Date Changes, Ticket Info

    the GazettE World Tour Munich Show Date Changes, Ticket Info

    Many of you may already know that the GazettE announced a world tour that will make stops in North America, South America, and Europe. In a recent update on B7 Klan's Facebook pag ...

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    sleepyhead Releasing 2nd EP and U.S. Performance

    sleepyhead Releasing 2nd EP and U.S. Performance

    Are you ready for the second phase of sleepyhead? On March 13, sleepyhead will release their new EP "meltbeat." It comes with a total of four tracks that promise to be fresh and e ...

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    Visa Issues May Prevent SUGIZO Appearance at Coachella

    Visa Issues May Prevent SUGIZO Appearance at Coachella

    X JAPAN is scheduled to perform on April 14 and 21 at Coachella Music Festival, but they may be down one member. SUGIZO revealed that he has encountered some issues in getting his ...

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    sleepyhead Releases First Music Video, Opens Facebook

    sleepyhead Releases First Music Video, Opens Facebook

    sleepyhead, the solo project of Takeru (ex. SuG), has been under the spotlight ever since we introduced it to you a few weeks ago. Takeru has not only been active on Twitter, but ...

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    Arlequin’s New Tunes and Travels

    Arlequin’s New Tunes and Travels

    Arlequin, who is celebrating their 5th anniversary this year, already has some big plans to celebrate it. In March, they'll release a new single; and in just a couple of months, t ...

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    X Japan to Play at Coachella 2018

    X Japan to Play at Coachella 2018

    You thought Madison Square Garden was a big deal? Try this rock star achievement. X Japan has announced that they will play a set at this year's Coachella Music Festival. The lege ...

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    Kaya to Appear at DragCon and J’Fest

    Kaya to Appear at DragCon and J’Fest

    Kaya (Schwarz Stein, ex. Femme Fatale) has been overseas a few times before, but not quite like this. Kaya announced that he will make an appearance at RuPaul's DragCon in Los Ang ...

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    Free Visual kei Support App “VisUnite” is Released!

    Free Visual kei Support App “VisUnite” is Released!

    A few months ago, we introduced you to VisUnite, a new app available for iOS and Android that allows you to support some of your favorite visual kei artists. You also might have h ...

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    Interview: DISREIGN

    Interview: DISREIGN

    DISREIGN is one of the far and few overseas visual kei bands. Fronted by YOHIO (ex. Seremedy) and label mates with Kerbera (who we interviewed earlier this year), they have held a ...

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    Review: “We Are X” the Dark and Dynamic Documentary All About X Japan

    Review: “We Are X” the Dark and Dynamic Documentary All About X Japan

    “We Are X” opens with a bang, as we see an energized Yoshiki pounding out a last hoorah on his infamous crystal drum set for screaming fans at Madison Square Garden. He exits the ...

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    Yoshiki Classical Takes on Japan, Hong Kong, and New York

    Yoshiki Classical Takes on Japan, Hong Kong, and New York

    Yoshiki has announced that he'll head to Japan, Hong Kong, and New York with the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra in tow this winter. "Yoshiki Classical Special World Tour" will take ...

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    VAMPS Announces November North America Tour!

    VAMPS Announces November North America Tour!

    Good news for VAMPS fans based in North America: the boys are back! VAMPS has announced that they will headline a tour spanning North America--with stops in the U.S., Canada, and ...

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    See Yoshiki at the L.A. “We Are X” Premiere!

    See Yoshiki at the L.A. “We Are X” Premiere!

    We're sure you've heard about--or even seen--X JAPAN's documentary "We Are X." It's been shown at film festivals around the world since its release last year. Now, it's coming to ...

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    Versailles Returns to Europe

    Versailles Returns to Europe

    As if Versailles' comeback wasn't surprising enough, now they're heading overseas again! Next January and February, Versailles will head to Europe for their tour titled, "Renaissa ...

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    YOHIO Declared Ambassador for New Visual Kei App?

    YOHIO Declared Ambassador for New Visual Kei App?

    The way you enjoy visual kei is about to change. VisUnite is an app--yes, an app that you can download on your phone or other mobile device-- created in Japan that aims to moderni ...

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    KAMIJO’s North America Shows Abruptly Canceled

    KAMIJO’s North America Shows Abruptly Canceled

    KAMIJO's New York and Mexico shows have been in the works for a while. Unfortunately, just a week before they were set to happen, both shows were abruptly canceled by their Mexica ...

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    GACKT’s Anime Theme and…World Tour!?

    GACKT’s Anime Theme and…World Tour!?

    GACKT rounded off the final show of his LAST VISUALIVE tour last night, and he had some big announcements to make at the end. The first announcement is that he will hold a world t ...

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    Interview: The Renaissance of Psycho le Cému

    Interview: The Renaissance of Psycho le Cému

    Psycho le Cému has been a huge name in the visual kei industry worldwide ever since visual kei's overseas boom in the early 2000's. Hearts were broken when they went on activity p ...

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    MdM, C U in HK!

    MdM, C U in HK!

    Great news for Visual Kei fans in Hong Kong! Moi dix Mois announced their first show following August 7ths Deep Sanctuary, and it will be at the Emax Music Zone in Kowloon Bay on ...

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